Sri Lanka’s United National Party (UNP) wrote to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg asking the United States firm not to cooperate with the administration of new premier Mahinda Rajapakse. Photo: Bloomberg

Facebook asked to protect users in simmering Sri Lanka

  • The United National Party fears a crackdown by what it calls the ‘illegal’ government
  • Facebook was banned across Sri Lanka in March after the president blamed it for spreading hate speech and fuelling intercommunal violence
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Sri Lanka’s United National Party (UNP) wrote to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg asking the United States firm not to cooperate with the administration of new premier Mahinda Rajapakse. Photo: Bloomberg
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